Kona Ice Franchise Review

Franchise Facts

Kona Ice franchises offer a one-of-a-kind gourmet shaved ice experience.

How much does a Kona Ice franchise cost?

Kona Ice has a franchise fee of up to $15,000, with a total initial investment range of $120,225 to $143,025.

  • Initial Franchise Fee: $15,000
  • Total Investment: $120,225 to $143,025
  • Working Capital: $1,000 to $8,500

The initial cost of a franchise includes several fees -- Unlock this franchise to better understand the costs such as training and territory fees.

How much does a Kona Ice franchise make?

Franchise revenue depends on a wide range of factors, as does profit. How much money you can make from any franchise depends on a number of specific factors such as franchise location, labor costs, commercial lease rates and a number of other factors. Unlock this franchise for franchise-specific data and insight.

How many franchise locations do they have?

As of the 2017 Franchise Disclosure Document, there are 927 franchised Kona Ice locations in the USA.

Are there any Kona Ice franchise opportunities near me?

Based on 2017 FDD data, Kona Ice has franchise locations in 43 states. The largest region is the South with 530 franchise locations.

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Last Reviewed: 2017

Kona Ice is a Franchise Grade Made The Grade™ franchise, which means it's ranked highly by our analysts!

Kona Ice Franchise Stats

Total Investment
$120,225 - $143,025
Franchise Fee
$15,000
Franchise Agreement
Initial Term
10 Years
Renewal Term
10 Years
Franchisee Outlet Growth
2010
120
2017
927
Franchise Risks
Lawsuits
0
Bankruptcies
0
# of Franchised Outlets
927

Additional Questions

Do they provide any initial training and opening assistance?

Yes, they have an initial training program of 20 hours. This includes 20 hours of on-the-job training. In their FDD they outline who’s in charge of the training. Unlock to find out more.

Online 0
On-the-Job 20
Classroom 0
Total 20

Do they offer Territory Rights?

Kona Ice does NOT offer exclusive territories.

Do they have computer and technology support in place?

Yes. Kona Ice offers comprehensive support for franchisees. Unlock this franchise to find out more details.

When did they begin franchising?

They began franchising in 2008. The average Ice Cream, Smoothies and Frozen Yogurt franchise began franchising in 2009.

Do they offer financing support?

Yes, you can also click here to fill out our affordability calculator and understand your financing options.
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